On 19 September 2012, Dacian Cioloş, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development, visited the Good Food Farm event held at the Esplanade of the European Parliament, in Brussels.
The future of EU farming policy for the next seven years is currently being debated by decision-makers in Brussels, including, for the first time, the European Parliament. Among other things, the Good Food March is calling for fairer and greener farming, an end to food speculation, and support to cultivate local protein feed crops, rather than importing soy to feed Europe's farm animals.
The Good Food March set out from Austria in August 2012, and was joined on route by cyclists from Germany. Other groups are also making their way to Brussels from France, Belgium and the Netherlands. It is giving thousands of farmers, citizens and young people a way to express their demands for food and farming policy in the EU.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.